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plasmodiocarp

[plaz-moh-dee-uh-kahrp]
noun Mycology.
  1. a fruiting body of certain myxomycetes.
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Origin of plasmodiocarp

First recorded in 1875–80; plasmodi(um) + -o- + -carp
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Historical Examples

  • In the sporangial presentation the capillitium is intricate delicate; in the plasmodiocarp, rigid, dark-colored, etc.

    The North American Slime-Moulds

    Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride

  • Sporangia always sessile, simple and regular or plasmodiocarp, sometimes united into an thalium.

  • Plasmodiocarp an irregular patch, one to several centimeters in extent, the strands of the net about .5 mm.

  • Sporangia simple and subglobose, or plasmodiocarp, rarely combined into an thalium.

  • The columella a thin alutaceous, granulose-roughened layer, extending along the base of the plasmodiocarp.